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I've been having problems with terminal finding directories and packages on my computer & I'm not the only one. Aderojas has/had the same issue see link: apt-get not finding packages I have tried every suggestion on this post & got the response:

no such file or directory

or some such similar response...

I'm thinking that others are successfully using these functions, why can't I? Is there some bug that needs to be worked out? Are others on a different version of Ubuntu successful running these processes? Maybe installing a different version of Ubuntu will solve these issues??? How should I proceed?

Thanx in advance!

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can you describe how do you search for file or dir –  Alen Jul 8 '12 at 16:00

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First read this: UsingTheTerminal
Then read this: Apt-Get/How-to: Package management with APT
And this also: InstallingSoftware

And DO NOT downgrade your Ubuntu !!! :)

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@ swift: Thanks for the tips and the links! I'm going to check them out right now! –  user74713 Jul 8 '12 at 19:17

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